What Happened in December 1737

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 8 Robert Kimmerling, composer
  • Dec 26 Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (d. 1815)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 11 John Strype, English historian (b. 1643)
  • Dec 18 Antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93
  • Dec 19 James Louis Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland, dies at 70
  • Dec 27 William Bowyer, English printer (b. 1663)
  • Dec 29 Joseph Saurin, French mathematician (b. 1659)